ACCELERATED PROOF-TESTS OF RUNWAY PAVEMENT, COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, MISSISSIPPI

ACCELERATED TRAFFIC WAS APPLIED TO PAVEMENTS AT THE COLUMBUS (MISS.) AIR FORCE BASE TO PROOF-TEST THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS' DESIGN FOR INTERIOR OF RUNWAYS UNDER SIMULATED B-52 AIRCRAFT TRAFFIC. A TOTAL OF 5,000 COVERAGES WAS APPLIED WITH A CART EQUIPPED WITH FOUR TIRES ARRANGED IN THE SAME PATTERN AS THE TIRES ON THE REAR OF A B-52. THE TIRES WERE INFLATED TO 266 PSI AND THE CART WAS LOADED TO 212,000 LB. THE PAPER DESCRIBES THE PAVEMENTS UNDER TRAFFIC. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 38, pp 183-218, 27 FIG, 4 TAB, 4 REF
  • Authors:
    • Foster, C R
    • Sale, J P
    • Wellborn, A S
    • Westall, W G
  • Publication Date: 1959

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 5-9, 1959
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205925
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 3 1971 12:00AM